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The adaptable house sparrow and European starling

Published 05/11/2012, DL-Online

It’s no secret to most people that house sparrows, sometimes called English sparrows, are a non-native species of bird originally from Europe. House sparrows have thrived in North America ever since their 19th century release into several American cities. Today, house sparrows can be found from coast-to-coast in nearly every conceivable environment, both urban and rural.

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